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Dafoe, Willem

Overview
Works: 947 works in 4,754 publications in 15 languages and 102,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Commentator, Contributor, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

237 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
Spider-Man by Sam Raimi( Visual )

158 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 4,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

154 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
Finding Nemo by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

126 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin, an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his friend Dory by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey to find Nemo
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

44 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent
The fault in our stars by Josh Boone( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges with their health, their courage and dedication to each other prove that while life isn't perfect, love can still be extraordinary in this powerfully moving film based on John Green's New York Times best-selling novel
Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

53 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and German and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a murder occurs on a lavish express train after an avalanche causes a delay, Hercule Poirot tries to find the killer before the train can start up again
Aquaman by James Wan( Visual )

69 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-packed adventure that reveals the origin story of half-human, half- Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime--one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but also to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be: a king
Mississippi burning by Chris Gerolmo( Visual )

105 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this controversial film is based on the true story of the case of three young civil rights workers (in real life they were named James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner) who were brutally murdered in June of 1964. The chaotic aftermath was dubbed Mississippi Burning. This movie is told from the perspective of the FBI's operations to uncover evidence and bring the killers to justice. Anger over the real incident prompted the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Although the fim was nominated for six Oscars and won the award for Best Cinematography, it stirred a great deal of controversy when it was released. In the years since, it has come to be considered a classic
Finding Nemo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

61 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely illustrations His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

60 editions published between 2016 and 2019 in English and German and held by 2,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set in ancient China and Matt Damon's character is a mercenary who travels east in search of gunpowder and discovers the mighty Great Wall and the terrible secret behind why it was built. This savage tale of man vs. nature will leverage the world class visual effects of Weta to create an entire ecosystem of creatures hellbent on our destruction
John Wick by Chad Stahelski( Visual )

44 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sadistic young thugs senselessly attack a brilliantly lethal ex-assassin, they have no idea that they've just awakened the boogeyman. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, Wick embarks on a merciless rampage, hunting down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend
The Florida project by Sean Baker( Visual )

51 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six year old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Wes Anderson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. and Mrs. Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristofferson. But after twelve years of quiet domesticity, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community. Trapped underground without enough food to go around, the animals band together to fight against the evil Farmers--Boggis, Bunce and Bean--who are determined to capture the audacious, fantastic Mr. Fox at any cost. In the end, he uses his natural instincts to save his family and friends
American psycho by Mary Harron( Visual )

113 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
Born on the Fourth of July by Raymond J Barry( Visual )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war
Finding Dory by Andrew Stanton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dory, the forgetful blue tang, suddenly remembers she has a family who may be looking for her, she, Marlin, and Nemo take off on a life-changing quest to find them, with help from Hank, a cantankerous octopus; Bailey, a beluga whale who's convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny, a nearsighted whale shark! Dive into the movie overflowing with unforgettable characters, dazzling animation, and gallons of fun!
 
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Spider-ManThe English patientMississippi burningInside manClear and present dangerAmerican psychoBorn on the Fourth of July
Alternative Names
Dafoe, William.

Dafoe, William 1955-

Dafoe, William J.

Dafoe William James

Vilem Dafo

Vilems Defo amerikāņu aktieris

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe acteur américain

Willem Dafoe acteur, scénariste et producteur américain

Willem Dafoe actor american

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Willem Dafoe aisteoir Meiriceánach

Willem Dafoe aktor amerikan

Willem Dafoe aktor amerykański

Willem Dafoe American actor

Willem Dafoe americký herec

Willem Dafoe Amerikaans acteur

Willem Dafoe Amerikaanse akteur

Willem Dafoe amerikai színész

Willem Dafoe amerikansk skådespelare

Willem Dafoe attore italo-statunitense

Willem Dafoe attore statunitense

Willem Dafoe Pelakon lelaki Amerika Syarikat

Willem Dafoe pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Willem Dafoe US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Willem Dafoe yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Γουίλεμ Νταφόε

Вилем Дафо

Віллем Дефо

Віллем Дефо американський актор

Дэфо Уиллем

Уиллем Дефо американский актёр

Уиллем Дефо американский театральный и киноактёр, актёр озвучания

Уилям Дефо

Уилям Дефо американски актьор

Ուիլեմ Դեֆո

וילם דפו

וילם דפו שחקן אמריקאי

ويليم دافو

ويليم دافو ممثل أمريكي

ویلم دافو صداپیشه و بازیگر آمریکایی

ویلم دفو

विलेम डाफ़ो

উইলেম ডাফো মার্কিন অভিনেতা

วิลเลม เดโฟ

უილემ დეფო

윌럼 대포

윌럼 더포 미국 배우

ウィレム・デフォー

威廉·德福

威廉·德福, 1955-

威廉·達佛

威廉迪科

威廉達福

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